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The health food crusade and the super-food saint: exploring the discourse of healthy eating

Alice Ryrie Manchester, United Kingdom   Fig 1. Baptism (Purity), 2015 In our increasingly secular society, the value of health is rising. Moral values that used to be dominated by religion are now a matter of health: “in many ways the church has been replaced by the gymnasium.”1 Due to the rising pressure to be […]